Worth’s Dartmoor – contents


The contents page of Worth’s Dartmoor

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This is a work in progress – as of July 2021 it is complete to page 288 (the first 11 chapters).


Introductory material – – – iii

The Physical Geography of Dartmoor – – – 3

The Granite of Dartmoor – – – 47

The Vegetation of Dartmoor – – – 64

The Ancient Dwarfed Oak Woods of Dartmoor – – – 74

The Dartmoor Hut-Circles – – – 99

The Prehistoric Pounds of Dartmoor – – – 133

Dartmoor Barrows and Kistvaens – – – 163

The Stone Rows of Dartmoor – – – 202

The Dartmoor Stone Circles – – – 248

The Dartmoor Menhirs – – – 265

The Stannaries – – – 272

The Dartmoor Blowing-House – – – 289

The Tenants and Commoners of Dartmoor – – – 329

The Moorstone Age – – – 355

On Dartmoor Tracks and Guide-Stones – – – 392

The Dartmoor House – – – 403

On Dartmoor Place-Names – – – 419

Appendices – – – 431

I. The flow of Dartmoor rivers – – – 431

II. Notes on Granite – – – 447

III. On two stone implements – – – 450

IV. Stone rows and astronom­ical theory – – – 452

V. Index to Dartmoor localities for barrows, cairns, and kistvaens – – – 457

VI. Stray notes on the Teign Valley – – – 468

VII. On Dunnabridge Pound and Crockern Tor – – – 475

VIII. Dartmoor railroads – – – 479

IX. Dartmoor and the Services – – – 485

General References – – – 497

Locality Index – – – 500

Subject Index – – – 515